In this video learn how multiplication is just a quicker way
of adding, but that repeated addition can be used to get the same answer to a multiplication problem one would get by multiplying. Also in this clip students are encouraged to learn the m...ultiplication tables so that math is not as difficult and work can be completed faster.
run time 6:34[more]

This video features a rap song which defines/explains multiplication as repeated addition. The factors and product of problems are also defined in the song. The lively video contains the rap song, video of children dancing, and animation of math pr...oblems. ( 2:51)[more]

Learn how to multiply by a one digit number. The narrator shows examples on a SMART Board as he explains what he doing so that students understand what is happening.

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In this segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad develops the new Digifizz toy, which sends a tiny burst of sparkles shooting into the air each time it is used. With the toy gaining popularity, the CyberSquad must figure out how many Digifizz toys to ...produce in order to meet the demand. Using what they call "The Multiplier Effect" they find out that the number of Digifizz toys they must make can be calculated by multiplying the number of students in each class by the product of the number of classes and the number of schools. It turns out to be a lot of Digifizz! (3:22)[more]

Visualize and memorize 10-times facts with ten frame models and skip counting. See the algebra and logic to help recall. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review skip counting and multiplying by 10 in the elementary classroom. (1:31)

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